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Walking Holidays on the Sunshine Coast #13 – Kinnikinnick’s newest trail

  A new multi-purpose trail  project was officially opened at Kinnikinnick Park last week. Brown Sugar with 1.8 km of twists and turns was completed over the course of 5 years by successive classes from Capilano University’s Mountain Bike Operations Program. Kinnikinick is … Continue reading

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Walking Holidays on the Sunshine Coast- #12 – the totem poles of the shíshálh

The shíshálh people have lived on the Sunshine Coast for several millennia benefiting from the rich resources of the sea and the rain-forest. Their wealth was enhanced through strategic marriages which fostered peace, goodwill and trade .  At the time of European … Continue reading

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Walking Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – #11 – Hidden Grove & an amazing set of trails to explore just 5 minutes from Coracle Cove

How good is this… a walk through a beautiful forest and a chance to do some photography – sounds like the perfect outing for me!! Hidden Grove is just five minutes from Coracle Cove and I’ve been spending a lot of … Continue reading

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Bird Watching Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – what are these birds trying to tell us?

The weather’s been crazy lately – freezing temperatures, wild wind storms… oh, and did I mention the rain? Will will it ever end?  Well, there’s a few signals out there, that better weather may be on the horizon.  Nature is … Continue reading

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Walking Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – #10 – Cliff Gilker Park & following the water down to the Salish Sea

Cliff Gilker Park  is zealously protected by a passionate community and with good reason.  Its 56 hectares are joined together with a series of well maintained trails and foot bridges that criss-cross back and forth over Roberts Creek as it funnels its way … Continue reading

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Christmas – what’s your favourite tradition?

I love the Christmas season and eagerly anticipate the annual celebration of its rich traditions. This is especially so for the annual Winter Harp performance which comes early to my community. The costumes are a feast for the eyes but it is the contemplative music that … Continue reading

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Fourth Annual Art Crawl coming up soon – October 18-20

How often do you get to visit an internationally acclaimed artist in their own studio and watch them working at their craft? Well, if you take part in this year’s upcoming Sunshine Coast Art Crawl you’ll be in for a very pleasant surprise.   Last … Continue reading

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Walking Holidays on the Sunshine Coast – #9 – Sechelt’s Street Murals

We drive or walk by them every day without thinking,  yet there is an interesting story behind each of the many pieces of art found on the streets of Sechelt. I had the good fortune to take part in a recent tour … Continue reading

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Walking holidays on the Sunshine Coast – #8 – Sechelt’s Outdoor Sculptures

Tucked in between the Sechelt Library and the Visitor Information Centre, you’ll find a significant collection of public art. Recently, I had an opportunity to learn more about this  collection in a tour of the District of Sechelt Sculpture Garden, led … Continue reading

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Your first day on the Sunshine Coast… things to do in Gibsons

The Sunshine Coast is an easy and affordable option for anyone needing a few days away. Imagine taking a stunning ferry ride to another world where the pace is slow, the scenery is breathtaking and the people are friendly.  The  … Continue reading

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